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by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jun 08 2021

A Fort St. John man has now been charged in relation to a police involved shooting that occurred in Merritt earlier this week, according to RCMP S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet.

"On June 6, RCMP officers in Merritt attempted to stop a truck that had allegedly failed to stop for police earlier the same day and had been involved in a theft in Lytton the previous day," Shoihet said.

by Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Jun 08 2021

By Rochelle Baker, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The hopes of three First Nations are likely dashed after asking old-growth activists to leave their territories following a declaration of sovereignty and the announcement of temporary logging deferrals in the contentious Fairy Creek and Walbran regions on Monday.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Jun 07 2021

Crews are working on numerous paving projects in the southern Interior, covering more than 500 kilometres of highways and side roads this year.

“Investment in our transportation infrastructure has never been more important as we recover economically from the pandemic,” said Rob Fleming, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure.

by Contributor on Saturday Jun 05 2021

Local Journalism Initiative

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Roman Catholic Church needs to “step up” and accept responsibility for Canada’s residential school system.

by Dan Kraus on Wednesday Jun 02 2021

For many of us, wildlife is the symbol of nature conservation. This isn’t surprising; humans have lived closely with other living things for most of our history. We knew the names and habits of animals, and we held knowledge of the plants that would heal or harm.

by Contributor on Monday May 31 2021

It is with great dismay that we recognize Canada’s Indigenous children whose lives were lost while suffering at the Kamloops Indian Residential School.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday May 31 2021

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, B.C.’s lowest paid workers will get a pay boost, with the general minimum wage increasing to $15.20 an hour and the lower discriminatory minimum wage for liquor servers ending the province said Monday in the media release.

by Contributor on Monday May 31 2021

By Michael Potestio, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A detailed report is forthcoming on the discovery of human remains buried on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, according to Tk’emlups te Secwépemc Chief Rosanne Casimir.

by Castlegar Source on Friday May 28 2021

Premier John Horgan issued a statement Friday about the burial site at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, which operated from 1890 to 1969.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday May 26 2021

 BC RCMP Highway Patrol has assumed control of the ongoing police investigation into the full circumstances surrounding a single vehicle collision, that sent four people to hospital early Tuesday evening, from the Okanagan Connector.

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